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EyeLock Debuts First Iris Authentication Technology Embedded in 3D Printed Automobile
In partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, EyeLock’s technology showcases the future of automotive experiences
Detroit, Michigan, Jan. 13, 2015 – Technology Showcase, Hall E - EyeLock Inc., a market leader of iris-based identity authentication solutions, today announced it will showcase its EyeLock ID technology integrated in a 3D printed automobile designed and developed by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) at the 2015 North America International Auto Show. EyeLock’s iris identity authentication technology is being used to validate the driver and authorize the start of the vehicle.
EyeLock’s technology provides an unparalleled level of convenience and security with unmatched biometric accuracy, making it the most proven way to authenticate ones identity aside from DNA. EyeLock developed and brought to market a proprietary iris authentication technology that looks at more than 240 points in each eye, and is one of the only companies in the world to utilize dual-eye authentication.
“On the heels of the commercial launch of myris, the first consumer accessible iris authentication device, and the debut of the first PC with EyeLock ID embedded last week at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, EyeLock’s technology is proven to have broad applications across the spectrum of consumer touchpoints and enterprise solutions,” said Anthony Antolino, chief marketing and business development officer, EyeLock. “The utilization of EyeLock’s iris authentication solutions across automotive applications enables a contextual and immersive experience for the driver, while unlocking new ways for automakers, content providers and insurers to engage consumers.”
EyeLock’s technology integrates into existing automotive architectures provide access to the vehicle with unprecedented security and individual user certainty as well as a fully personalized driving experience. EyeLock’s iris authentication technology creates an opportunity to start a vehicle, customize driving settings, entertainment, telematics and other in-vehicle experiences.
“Integrating new technologies into our 3D printed automobile helps us to showcase examples of innovation in the automotive industry,” explained Dr. Lonnie Love, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. “Coupling new ways of manufacturing with biometrics solutions shows the spectrum of what’s possible today with customized driving experiences.”
EyeLock’s advances in iris authentication have made it possible to incorporate this highly secure technology into consumer-oriented devices at scale without compromising the technology’s accuracy or ease-of-use. With myris, consumers are now able to use best practices for password protocols and mitigate vulnerabilities associated with password breaches and security issues facing consumers. myris is available at more than 1,000 retail locations across the U.S. including Best Buy, Fry’s, Staples and eyelock.com.
EyeLock is a leader in iris authentication, provides the highest level of security with EyeLock ID technology. The company’s proprietary, embeddable technology enables the convenient, secure authentication of individuals across physical and logical environments. EyeLock’s software has been integrated across consumer and enterprise platforms, eliminating the need for PINs and passwords. myris, the first consumer accessible iris authentication device, is available at more than 1,000 retail locations across the U.S. including Best Buy, Fry’s, hhgregg and eyelock.com. No two irises are alike, and outside DNA - the iris is the most accurate human identifier. Corporations across Fortune 500 recognize the level of security EyeLock provides due in part to its false accept rate, ease of use and scalability. As a sponsor member of the Fast IDentity Online Alliance (FIDO), a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a safer and more secure digital presence for consumers, EyeLock is dedicated to providing digital privacy and next generation security.
Weber Shandwick on behalf of EyeLock Corporation